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Home Safety Tips for Aging in Place

As your loved ones age, their ability to remain safe and independent at home may start to deteriorate. Bending down to pick up a dropped fork, or reaching up to the top shelf of the pantry can be pain…

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Home Care is Key to Aging in Place

More and more aging Americans want to grow old in their own homes. Home care agencies offer services that are key to helping older adults who want to age in place, as this AgingCare.com blogger found …

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Home Improvement for Baby Boomers

When The Who rocked "My Generation" on stage at Woodstock, they were referring to the Baby Boomers. (And if you have to ask, "Who the heck are The Who?" or, worse yet, "What was Woodstock?" you ca…

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These are the Cities You’ll Want to Live in When You’re Old

Raise your hand if you're tired of seeing the following headline, "Top [insert number here] Cities for Seniors." Assuming that most people reading this put their arm in the air, let's get one thing st…

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Can a Positive Attitude Reverse the Effects of Aging?

The world is full of stereotypes. Some are born from over-generalized kernels of truth, while others are more like misguided myths gone wild. And, at some point in our lives, we've all experienced the…

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How to Downsize Without Leaving Your Home

Home downsizing means different things to different people. It may involve selling your current house and buying a smaller property, or simplifying life in your present residence. The most common re…

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The Most Important Thing to Consider When Looking for a Place to Retire

As millions of baby boomers near retirement, the question that often bubbles to the surface is, “Where should I retire?” And, as it happens, there are quite a lot of people out there who are just w…

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20 Warning Signs Your Parent Needs Help at Home

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com editor Maybe you've noticed that dad's unopened mail is piling up. Or mom, once meticulous about her appearance, is wearing wrinkled clothes and not doing her hair.…

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